Mario Lopez and his girlfriend, Courtney Mazza, welcomed their first child, Gia Francesca Lopez, in Burbank, California, on Saturday.
Lopez (aka “Slater,” aka dimples) reported to his show, Extra, that their baby girl weighed 6 lbs., 4 oz., and she and her mother are doing well.
The 36-year-old actor, TV host, and now father told Extra, “We are so overjoyed. What an amazing, wonderful and overwhelming experience to welcome our daughter into the world.”
Lopez plans to write create a reality show and write a book about becoming a father. “There’s so much out there for women but not so much for men, and I want to be a very hands-on dad. I think having a humorous but informative way to tell that story would be great for a show,” he said.
Lopez, told People that he took good care of Mazza, 28, during her pregnancy, “I’m constantly trying to feed her because I want to have a really healthy, chubby baby,” he said during the summer.
Congratulations to the happy parents!